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conference about how to prevent mass shootings from happening. chief john edwards from oak creek joins us early. that's next. so, this board gives me rates for progressive direct and other car insurance companies? yes. but you're progressive, and they're them. yes. but they're here. yes. are you...? there? yes. no. are you them? i'm me. but those rates are for... them. so them are here. yes! you want to run through it again? no, i'm good. you got it? yes. rates for us and them -- now that's progressive. call or click today. >>> today, the white house called gun violence a complex problem that will require a complex solution. this afternoon, nbc news reports that president obama met with white house staff, with vice president biden and with cabinet members to talk about ways the nation and the administration could respond to the newtown massacre. yesterday, the president traveled to newtown where he met with emergency responders and the families of the sandy hook elementary school victims. last night, addressed at an inter-faith vigil. the speech lasted about 18 minutes. each of the
this cost $142 billion. fannie and freddie were under the thumb of their regulator, edward demarco, a no-nonsense fellow who promise to shrink gradually and reduce the independence of the housing market gradually. meanwhile we are still relying on fannie and freddie to provide funding for most mortgages. annie, freddie and the f h a have accounted for 90% of u.s. home loans. eventually congress will make a fundamental decision about what kind of mortgage market we will have. it will go back to trusting the free market or have some kind of government mechanism in place to insure that home mortgages can always be affordable? i submit that the historical record of the past 70 years suggests when a comes to housing congress will have a hard time trusting the market. thank you. [applause] >> great comments. this brings us to our discussions of whom the first will be tom who has been in the mortgage research business for 35 years, a longstanding critic of government sponsored enterprise and has great perspective on the fateful history which bob has so well chronicled. he held with morgan guara
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a lot of anti-president obama books like edwards kline "the amateur," "the great destroyer" "i am the change," and "obama's america," critical of president obama. do these books sell well? >> guest: they do sell well because they are rightly or wrongly a counter point. readers wish to buy that that, and as a result, these books have an an active audience. now that he's re-elected, i'm serve publishers who are conservatively inclined will continue to produce books that sell well because they will continue to appeal to an audience that demands these books. >> host: now, bob, have you interviewed any of the critical authors? >> guest: no -- well, let's see, glenn beck, but he's not recently taken on exactly president obama. sort of interesting. i think this is generally true, who whoever -- whoever is in the power in the white house, the opposite political slant on books does better. when a liberal democrat is in the white house, conservatives tend to do belter. when there's a conservative in the white house like bush, books critical of the president tend to do better. in fact, i rem
constitutional law professor, kenji yoshino. donna edwards of marylandment senior fellow, bob herbert and jayening off, the former director of consumer insurance oversight at the u.s. department of health and human services. nice to have you all here. >> a long intro for what your job was. your role was to begin the i am plemtation of aca. in certain ways you got the plum part of the job where you get to cover your young people longer and the end of these insurance mandates in certain ways. but this is the hard part. what should we be looking for? >> exchanges, if they're implemented correctly, can for the first time give individuals who have had no bargaining power against insurance companies, the same bargaining power that they would have if they worked for a large business. through these exchanges, 16 million people who haven't been in the market before are going to buy insurance, they're required to buy insurance. a majority of them will be subsidized by the federal government. so what a great opportunity that is for insurance companies and the exchanges if they go to insurance co
to be the queen. here's abc's david wright. >> hello? good morning, king edward vii hospital. >> hello there, can i speak to kate, please? my granddaughter? >> oh, yes, just hold on, ma'am. >> reporter: a royal crank call to the bedside of a princess. >> kate, my darling, are you there? >> good morning, ma'am, this is the nurse speaking. how may i help you? >> hello, i'm just after my granddaughter, kate. i want to see how her little tummy bug is going. >> reporter: an australian dj impersonating her royal highness. >> when is a good time to come visit her? because i'm the queen, so, i need a lift down there. >> i would suggest that any time after 9:00 would be suitable. >> reporter: that well-intentioned nurse is in good company. in the past, other dj's have managed to prank call the queen herself, and even pope john paul. a miami dj once got through to fidel castro. >> fidel? >> si! >> reporter: during the 2008 campaign, sarah palin got caught out by a canadian prankster impersonating the french president. >> one of my favorite activities is to hunt, too. >> oh, very good. we should go hunting
as australians learned the suicide of the nurse who answered the phone at the exclusive king edward vii private hospital, evulsion engulfed the radio hosts. twitter account is suspended. >> you skom bag, i hope you get what is coming for you. the receptionist has committed suicide. >> first known to friends had been working there for four years. her distraught husband posted this. i am devastated with the fridge loss of my beloved wife in tragic circumstances. she will be laid to rest in india. >> the radio station is now facing an advertising boycotted in an effort to preempt a full boycott, they have suspended all advertising on the station. it's worth note thagtd station was called into account twice already this year for violating australia's broadcast decency standards. >> katie: members of an oakland church group on were robbed in florida have been made whole. they arrived on thursday in fort lauderdale for a youth conference. they were having lunch when somebody broke into their van and stole their money which was $12,000. several people heard the story and then stepped forward. >> we ha
. the "new york times" told me today that charles edward durning was born into poverty in 1923 in highland falls, new york on the hudson river. charles was the ninth of ten children, and five of his sisters died of smallpox or scarlet fever in childhood. three of them died within two weeks. and world war ii. he was in the first wave of troops to land on omaha beach on d-day. he was his unit's only survivor of the war. he was stabbed in hand-to-hand combat. he killed the german soldier who was stabbing him. had to kill him with a brick. when charles durning looked at that dead german he had just killed who seemed no more than 15 years old, he held him in his arms and cried. he was awarded three purple hearts and a silver star. "the times" points out that he avoided discussing his combat service until later in life, but it was for that service that in 2008 france awarded him the national order of the legion of honor. i'm one of the lucky writers who got to write for charles durning. it is not a small group. there are probably at least 300 of us, if you include all of the plays and the televi
the edward vii hospital. she is the mother of two. we don't have an age for her, we don't know how old her children are. the family have asked that their privacy at this time is respected and all quearies are being referred to the police. we are all deeply shocked. it's a terrible story and a terrible twist that will leave william and catherine absolutely devastated. >> i think everyone involved will be devastated. the two deejays have suspended themselves by the sound of it in australia. they must be feeling i would imagine horrendous about what happened. it was a stupid thing to do but a lot of people found it sort of a typical deejay stunt, if you like. suddenly it's become a matter of life or death and this woman has died. we don't actually know for sure, i guess at this stage, whether her death is 100% linked to what happened, do we? >> reporter: no, because we don't know the background, we don't know -- there might have been a series of events that culminated in her suicide but were not solely linked to this. we just don't know at the moment. but as you point out, for these two deeja
of the regulator, edward demarco, a no-nonsense fellow, and he promised to shrink them gradually and to reduce the independence of the housing market on them gradually. but meanwhile, we are still relying on fannie and freddie to provide funding for most home mortgages. fannie and freddie and fha in recent years have accounted for around 90% of new u.s. homeland. eventually congress will have to make have to make fundamental decisions about what kind of mortgage market will we have. should we go back to trusting the free market, or shall we have some kind of government mechanism in place to ensure that to mortgages can always be a portable? i submit that the historical record of the past 70 years suggest that when it comes to housing, congress will have a hard time trusting the market. thank you. [applause] >> great comments. this brings us to our discussants. the first will be tom who has been in the mortgage research business for a mere 35 years. a long-standing critic in government sponsored enterprises and has great perspective on the fateful history which bob is so well chronicled. tom wa
. >>> ted kennedy jr., son of the late edward kennedy is considering a run for john kerry's senate seat according to his brother, former congressman patrick kennedy. the "boston globe" reports that ted reached out to family members, friends and prominent democrats including john kerry about the possible run. he would most likely face off against former senator scott brown who lost his seat to elizabeth warren in the november elections. >>> thank you so much for watching today. i'm candy crowley in washington. head to cnn.com/so it tu for analysis and extras if you missed any part of today's show, find us on itunes, search state of the union. from all of us we want to wish you a merry christmas. "fareed zakaria gps" is next for our viewers in the united states. >>> this is "gps" the global public square. welcome to all of you in the united states and around the world. i'm fareed zakaria. on the show today, we'll move past the fiscal cliff and talk about the real challenges to the economy. i will talk to the chief economic adviser of the romney campaign glen hubbard, and president obama's
of, you know, john edwards having a mistress and that kind of thing where there is some huge bombshell that, you know, was not seen. >> sarah palin. >> what we found out, reinforced what we thought already. what was some interesting, fresh, new details. mitt romney, always had this tension, howie, in terms of how to talk about his personal life and his faith. we found out his campaign had a mormon document arian follow him around that they cut in 2010. they were concerned it was talking too much about romney's faith. it captured something that we knew are was there. >> you write that president obama stored out of a debate session and he had tensions with the staff who knew he was not up to par and that and joked that romney wasn't human enough to get elected. have you reported either of those things during the campaign, they would have been bombshells. >> that is true. i would like to think they're bo bombshells now, howie. one thing that was interesting in covering both sides of this story t wasn't, it wasn't as close as we thought. the two organization were not really compa
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wheeled in for heart surgery and looking up and seeing that it is actually edward scissor hands leaning over you in a mask and scrubs ready for thorpgs on which your life depends. joining us now is jared bernstein, a senior fellow at the center on budget and policy priorities. former economic policy adviser to vice president joe biden. and he's an msnbc and cnbc contributor. jared, it is always a pleasure to have you here. thank you. >> my pleasure. >> let me ask your opinion as somebody with a background in economics that you have about how big a deal it would be if we don't do anything. i refuse to use the word "cliff" on this show. so please try to avoid using that. because i won't say it out loud even if i'll put it in a graphic. but how big a deal do you think this would be? how much pain are we talking about risking here? >> if we went over the thing and stayed over, it would be a very big deal. the numbers that the cbo predicts -- i've been watching this kind of thing for a long time. i don't recall the cbo ever predicting that policy x would lead to recession y. but they did in
of weight loss programs is also losing executives. this time it's its acting cfo, edward powers, resigning no later than january 4th according to an s.e.c. filing. this comes of course in the wake of the resignation of the firm's prior cfo back in november. again, its shares taking a hit on that news, down almost 13%. simon, back to you. >>> thank you very much. in today's yahoo! finance poll, we asked you one measure of holiday sales indicating the weakest pace of recovery since 2008. what is your take? the vast majority of you, two-thirds almost, saying that uncertainty over the fiscal cliff is holding you back. of course, we saw that in the survey data time and time again. now it may be appearing in the real numbers as we head towards that deadline five days and counting. now let's see what's coming up on "street signs." >>> coming up at the top of this hour, forget the fiscal cliff. we are staring down the barrel of a container cliff as unions are threatening to shut down ports along the eastern seaboard. also, we peer in netflix's christmas eve outage. what does it mean for the compan
time. >> since queen victoria to king edward ii. it is extraordinary, this tradition. the primary function of a royal wife is the production of an heir and a spare very quickly. we are not surprised kate middleton is pregnant. they had to get the jubilee and the olympics out of the way. martha: they seem to be right on schedule. it seems like it's when we heard it would happen. >> she is 31 in january. it's been bump watch. there was a peanut butter paste she refused to eat last year so people were suggesting she might be pregnant. martha: so if it's twins, the doctor will sort of decide which baby to pull out first and that the heir. >> absolutely. that's a big rule change. this baby will make royal and constitutional history. it used to be the male would take precedence. girls make better queens, anyway. martha: we could talk about this forever. i'll talk to you soon. we'll see you soon. bill? bill wishes he was doing this segment. bill: the tax man is coming. 158 pages of new rules connected to obama-care. and the west coast has been hammered. folks bracing for yet another stor
edward vii hospital is most likely revving up their phone security this morning, after an australian disc jockey called, reportedly pretending to be the queen and connecting with one of kate's personal nurses last night. >> she's sleeping at the moment. and she has had an uneventful night. >> when is a good time to come and visit her because i'm the queen. >> i would suggest that any time after 9:00 would be suitable. >> reporter: but it was all smiles for william last night as he emerged from the hospital here in london, after spending six hours by his wife's bedside. his expression, much happier than when he arrived. and this morning, kate is reportedly being treated by the queen's doctors. the palace saying in a statement, she is, quote, continuing to feel better, as she battles hyperemesis gravidarum. an acute form of nausea that the palace added kate and william are grateful for the good wishes they have received. >> there's been an outpouring of support for the couple. and that made them feel, perhaps, a bit more positive. and excited. >> reporter: kate's parents, carole and michael
? >> yes. just hold on, ma'am. >> reporter: the deejays who made that call to prince edward vii hospital learned their show has been canceled. and now, may face charges that their call was illegally recorded. >> shattered, broken. and obviously, personally, i'm -- >> reporter: and in london, saldana's husband and teenage children met with officials. through a british lawmaker, they spoke out for the first time. >> this is a close family. they are devastated by what has happened. they miss her every moment of every day. >> i just wanted to reach out to them and just give them a big hug and say, sorry. i really do. >> reporter: deejays mel greig and mica christian has been suspended indefinitely. in 2009, it was reportedly reprimanded after using a lie detector to get a 14-year-old girl to talk about her sex life. she revealed on-air she had been raped. and after the royal hoax, the station says it has banned phony phone calls altogether. it says it plans to donate a minimum of $500,000 to the saldanha family, george, to help them through this difficult time. >> such a sad story. thank you
for being on booktv. >> from the fourth annual boston book festival, a panel featuring author edward glaeser. it's about an hour, 15. >> good afternoon and thank you very much for coming to this auditorium today. let me introduce myself, i'm bob oakes from morning edition on wbur, boston's npr news station. [applause] thank you. thank you. i'm sure some of you are saying, wow, that's bob oakes? [laughter] i thought he was taller -- [laughter] i thought he was thinner, i thought he had more hair. [laughter] and, you know, the funny thing is that all those things were true last week. [laughter] let me thank all of you for coming here this afternoon and thank the boston book festival for having us. don't they do a nice job? isn't this a terrific eventsome. >> yes. [applause] >> let's also thank the plymouth rock foundation for sponsoring this particular session and say that without their generosity, it would be hard to put on events like this that add to the cultural life that we all enjoy in this great city. so so thanks to them. [applause] and in a way that's what we're here to talk about thi
the abdication of edward the viii, today it was about the end of a love affair. it was the stuff of fairy tales. the engagement of a shy young woman to a prince and future king. it was the wedding the world watched. princess was hailed as the jewel in the crown. but, there were rumors of trouble even as they posed as the happy family. and this year, many published reports that both had other close relationships. so today's words in parliament were not a surprise. >> it is announced from buckingham palace that with regret, the prince and princess of wales have decided to separate. their royal highnesss have no plans to divorce and their constitutional positions are unaffected. >> diana's oldest son, william, has been in the headlines a lot recently since getting married now as an expectant father. prince william attended a gala fundraiser last night without his wife, kate, who is still at home resting. he canceled an event for tonight to stay home with the duchess of cambridge whose acute morning sickness put her in the hospital last week. this week we are expecting a complete medical explanatio
, edward. here's the deal. they are raising or confirming the top end of their guidance for the full year. they are authorizing a $1.5 billion buyback. this is on top of 750 million that they completed this year. they are boosting their dividend for next year by 30% and they are reaffirming their long-term sales growth of 4 to 6%. so the former -- i don't know -- relative of coca-cola, largest bottl bottler in the united states. it goes back to our recovery road trip, atlanta. >> that's right. remember you were in front of those aquatic -- the whales, the dolphins behind you. >> yes those weren't whales or dolphins. >> in the meantime, it's coming on the back of a nice 90-point gain on the dow. thank you. >>> knight capital group's board meeting in hopes of a buyout offer. kate kelly has more at headquarters. kate? >> it is turning more aggressive as they battle for the upper hand. final discussions begin on sunday and getgo will pay $3.60 for as much of the outstanding shares of knight. they would keep knight public. virtue has proposed to pay about $3.20 per share and would privatize th
on video. amanda grace from hdh has the story. >> reporter: cell phone video captures edward norton taking the plunge. he jumped into the frigid ft. point channel in a downpour to rescue a woman who had fallen into the water. >> she was in there falling for help and i can swim. >> he didn't hesitate. he ran down the steps, took off his belt and jumped in the water and swam over to get her. >> reporter: officer norton says the woman was drowning, and he didn't think twice about diving in. >> one of the other officers had been given a life-preserver from someone else. i think it came from the tea party museum. so that actually helped a lot. i was able to hold on to her with -- hold on to that while she was holding on to the life preserver while holding myself up with the raft that was out there. >> with the life preserver around her, they swam to this floating device right here and just held on until the fire department came, and then the divers jumped in the water after them. >> reporter: by standers watched as the boat picked up officer norton, the woman and the two firefighters, all four
. it is at supersonic for reentry. the reason it does is that mike adams got killed while i was working at edwards during reentry. he did not have the pitch accurate within about that much range and he did not have the yaw accurate within about that much rain, and that haunted me. i thought that was the reason we would not have commercial space flight. the pilot for spaceshipone reentry -- by the way, there is not autopilot. the only thing controlling those controls are the rudder pedals on a mock 0.3 airplane. you have the electric fin on the tail. just like a piper cub. [laughter] weird, huh? you could be at apogee in spaceshipone, eat your lunch, handoff, and do as a free entry -- safe reentry. you're not putting yourself at risk like mike adams put himself at risk. this is just a picture is google earth. out to the right is the white knight climbing 50% more altitude than an airliner. going up about 50,000 feet. from up there, about 70 miles, you're looking on the horizon. this is why we stopped flying space ships. i wanted to fly one every five months to show reliability and cost for future s
's the problem. >> alisyn: it's edward wolf and i said-- interestingly, another little tidbit in this study that he did, which is that for the top 1%, the net worth has skyrocketed, it's gone up 71% for the top 1% you've heard so much about, so the discrepancy between the middle class and the upper echelon is bigger than it's been and that may be what president obama is clinging to in his principle that on those people, it's time to raise the taxes. of course, they're just the 1% and maybe would say the that the 250,000 bar is too low for most of the country. >> dave: as for that proposal, more and more lawmakers from georgia, congressman woodall doesn't think too highly of it, in fact, equates it to nothing. watch. >> this is a giant blank sheet of paper. it's absent of any information whatsoever, because so, too, is the president's proposal for tackling the real economic challenge we have here. the real budget deficits and the real threat to economic superiority in this world, out of control federal spending. of the president of the united states, the president for four yea years, no cred
. some people reporting continual in the early stages, obviously. this is of a live view of king edward vii hospital where we believe kate middleton has been for several days, according to the castle, due to early morning sickness. for more details on that, guaranteed it's coming your way. in the meantime, talk for "squawk on the tweet." we have been talking about that study by the carlisle and gallagher consulting group saying 1 in 3 americans would consider a mortgage from walmart and half from paypal. neither offer mortgages. suppose walmart does enter the business? complete this sentence. walmart offering mortgages is like banks offering what? robert writes, it's like banks offering walmart greeter as a financial adviser, free of charge. bubbles writes walmart offering mortgages is like banks opening on thanksgiving night. and kerry writes, ugly christmas sweaters, which might be a gift if you open the new -- a new checking account. dow down 9 points. dell
at cuss finch is it, andrew? >> here we go. >> it's not the public defender's office, it's john edwards, and $100 million net worth. >> correct. so big payday for law firm and toyota deal. the big firm, of the winner, hagans berman. do you know them? >> no. >> seattle based law firm that serves as the lead council in the class action set to receive more than $300 million. not bad work if you can get it. >> how much? >> $300 million. taking a third. a little less than a third. >> -- magnetic business cards as the ambulance passes by. >> right. >> i would buy some stock in those today, right? for these guys. you wonder why texas is doing a little built better. because they have put in some rules in place. i'm sorry. >> no. >> you come from a lawyer. >> i do. but we -- my dad doesn't have magnetic business cards. we don't do ambulances. >> no, you were on the good side of things, wasn't he? >> most of the time. >> all right. not all the time? all right. yeah, you did have that sign, i forgot, from the smoker's litigation, where did that -- asbestos? where did that come from? >> the steinwa
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